# Valerie Bellows

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 "Once you learn to read, you will be forever free." -Frederick Douglass

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Students roll dice to determine which comparison to solve. You can copy this onto paper and the students can color in completed squares, or you can copy onto card stock and laminate and reuse them with white board markers. This is a really fun way
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This foldable introduces the order of operations, why it is important, a context in which order of operations is needed, solving equations with order of ops, and manipulating equations to create a specific end result. These equations use whole and
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Students analyze a given pattern, find the rule, and then extend it to the nth term, match rules and patterns, create patterns and rules, and analyze contexts for patterns.
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Students can use this poster as they read any text to think about what they're reading on multiple levels. As they read, students follow the prompts to write their thinking in the text. I have copied this on card stock and have given it to my
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Match the simple addition and subtraction fraction word problems to bar models or to number line models. A great way to practice thinking about word problems and models. This can be used independently, in groups, or as a whole class activity.
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Students can get the extra practice multiplying with decimals all on their own. It makes it a little bit more engaging to get to roll a dice to determine which problem you will solve next. Answer key is provided.
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Beginning a unit on electricity? Here's your first stop. Does an atom have a positive charge, a negative charge, or no charge? Count the protons and electrons to determine the charge. Sort these atoms into the three categories for practice
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As an introduction to equivalent fractions, students must understand that they are two different fractions that have the same value. Students will quickly grasp the idea that equivalent fractions are the same size (or value) but they are made up of
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Students will be able to discover the differences between prime and composite numbers as having one or more factor pairs. Students are able to find all prime numbers between 1 and 100 using the sieve of Eratosthenes. Students use factor rainbows to
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Students will learn about customary units of weight and convert within the system in this foldable. They will identify appropriate units to measure with, and explain their thinking.
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When your students need a positive change in the classroom environment, have the students complete these shout-out forms. When students notice others doing great, helpful, or encouraging deeds, we can recognize them by giving them a shout-out.
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Students should be able to differentiate between it's-as a contraction, or its as a pronoun that shows possessions by analyzing sentences and sorting them into two categories. Once the sort is complete and checked, the headings can be glued onto the
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Students will be learning the meanings of four prefixes; multi-, tele-, in-, and dis-. They can write the word-part meaning, words they know with the word part, and draw a quick picture to help them remember. Students can them create a pocket in
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Students will use their knowledge of math mountain equations, and replace a known value with an unknown value, and solve. This builds to being able to solve real-world word problems.
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These math vocabulary posters include 9 terms that can be used in upper elementary grades. They include the terms greater than, less than, simplify, like and unlike terms, factor, multiple, mixed number, improper fractions, and equivalent. Each has
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With a partner, students will take turns rolling a die. Their goal is to create the smallest number possible using the digits rolled. After creating a number, students are to identify digits in specific place values. The student who was able to
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Trying to understand why your hair stands on end when rubbed with a balloon? Teach atomic attraction and repulsion with this sort. Have students identify the atomic charges, and determine if they will attract or repel one another. Sort into the
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In this interactive foldable, students solve 3 division problems in context and need to interpret the remainders of division problems with 4-digit dividends and 2-digit divisors with whole numbers. These problems focus on 1-ignoring the remainder,
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Identifying place value can be difficult for students, especially when the number line is extended to tenths, hundredths, and thousandths. These cards can be used as practice with a partner or group, or used as cards to a board game. Students
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Use these posters to help students use multiple problem solving strategies. These 7 posters include 6 strategies which are; drawing diagrams, systematic lists, looking for patterns, guess and check, work backwards, and using physical representations.
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for 5 years at Title 1 public schools in urban Salt Lake City.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My goal is to create a strong, caring community where students are engaged in diverse meaningful learning activities.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. of Elementary Education from the University of Utah, ESL endorsement.